Subject: Re: bin/6467: behavior of gcc -nostdlib
To: MINOURA Makoto <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 11/20/1998 00:20:01
On 20 Nov 1998, MINOURA Makoto wrote:

: Todd> : 	  gcc(1) -- do not link libc and the startup.
: Todd> : 	  ld(1)  -- do not search for /usr/lib for libraries.
: Todd> We specifically want this behavior.
: Sorry for unclearness.
: What I wanted to say was:
:    gcc -nostdlib does not work exactly as the manual page says.
: In other word, gcc -nostdlib should look for the libraries
: in /usr/lib.

To be clearer for myself, too:

We specifically want the behavior that it *doesn't*.

I could update the manpage for NetBSD installs, I suppose.  Other people may
speak up at will as to the other side, but the cc frontend needs that
behavior in some fashion.

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.